Ben Frost (born 1980) is a composer and producer. Born in Melbourne, Australia, he has been based in Reykjavík, Iceland since 2005. Frost is recognised for his experimental music drawing widely on influences of minimalism, post-punk, black metal and noise.
His work includes Music for Sad Children (2001, independently produced and released), the ambient guitar exploration Steel Wound (2003, and reissued in 2007), described by Pitchfork Media as "an exemplary ambient experience", and the LP Theory of Machines on the Icelandic record label Bedroom Community.
He has worked extensively in contemporary dance and theatre, including award winning productions with Chunky Move and the British choreographer Wayne McGregor. He has created 2 works with German Playwright and Director Falk Richter and in 2013 premieres in his first directorial role for a music-theatre adaptation of the Iain Banks novel "The Wasp Factory.
Ben is currently working on his next solo album with Thor Harris (Swans, Shearwater).